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Jul 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
you want them. >> an iowa company designed the lighting. >> we used led's that are individually aimed. you create basically the ability to painted the roadway surface as opposed to just kind of throwing a bunch of light at it. >> for seismic safety they have poles have two inch base. they designed the poles to resemble the single tower. they have 95 factories around the world. >> we did this project in nebraska because it happened to be the most effective and efficient place for us to do this job in san francisco. that is where, when wreed the skilled labor to be able to do what we needed to do here, made in america. >> reporter: so we have turned around during the story and now the camera is facing westbound. same direction you would be driving on this particular part of the privilege bridge. toll tower, those are just work lights. it will have very special unique lighting system but that is down the road. it's on schedule to open labor day weekend next year and discussions are underway for all the opening hoopla, a lighting ceremony is a possibility. >>> thanks a lot. >> people who
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Jul 19, 2012 12:00am PDT
. alan, take us through what happened. >> san francisco police are calling this a sensitive case. here is what we do know. it started with a short police pursuit that ended after the suspect slammed into a vehicle and burst into flames. police say undercover officers were trailing a suspect driving this suv. they called a patrol car to pull him over. he took off and spread down brandon street and t boned this convertible at brandon and 6th street. the two occupants were taken to sf general in serious condition. a police officer at the scene told me an off duty san francisco sheriff's lieutenant just happened to be in the area. so when the suspect jumped out and started running, the sheriff lieutenant chased him down and arrested the suspect a block away. now, we also noticed a bullet hole in the suspect's vehicle, but apparently that's one of the details that is case sensitive, and police are not commenting on it. again a fiery crash and police say the suspect seriously injured two innocent people before taking off and capturing them a block away. alan wang reporting live at 6th and br
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Jul 25, 2012 12:00am PDT
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Jul 17, 2012 12:00am PDT
when the fair broke out. this was the evergreen oil refinery change were shut down. tell us about that. >> evergreen is california largest waste oil rae cycling plant. in fact a lot of engine oil that may in your car may have been recycled right there at the plant. evergreen considers itself an environmen environmentally friendly company but critic say it's far from it. on july 6 pipe leak spewed super heated liquid triggering emergency evacuation after toxic vapor were release released. accident mark the latest in a string of problems at evergreen oil refinery in newark. in march of last year a pipe burst igniting an explosion and fire. this past march hazmat crew pay another visit after 55 gallon drum blew open causing another vapor release. >> they seem to have a pattern problem. >>reporter: group called consumer watch dog says the california department of toxic substance control is failing to police evergreen oil after repeated violations near homes and schools. >> it's just simply unacceptable. let the company off the hook that way for years nishtion a statement everg
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Jul 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
tells us that the party bus operator involved in fatal accident had been fined for past violations. natasha loland died on southbound 17 while returning from a concert at shoreline. party bus of santa cruz passed the inspection in march but in 2010 they were fined for failing to perform pre-employment drug testing. they got into a fight and the bus door opened and they both fell out near los gatos. noland was run over by the bus and her friends are still in shock over the zbleis kind of went numb. it's surreal. i'm expecting a text from her. it's pretty hard. it's not the same without her at all. >> driver has not been charged. the two passengers were arrested for public intoxication. it could take weeks to determine how the accident happened. >> passengers aboard a virgin american flight had quite a scare on a flight to san francisco. it started hits takeoff when the pilot suddenly hit the brakes. passengers were taken off the plane and put on a back-up plane that landed here before 7:00 p.m. nick smith joins us live from sfo with the story. >> one passenger described it to me as
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Jul 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
it's off of 101 in san jose. john alston is there live for us. >> reporter: and dan, they are hoping to get this casino open sometime next month. as you mentioned the parking lot is totally empty and building is vacant but you can sigh it's all lit up and that may not be for long because the police chief has given his when certain conditions are met. >> it's quiet now but the owners are hoping that sometime next week these 49 tables will be hopping once gaming control gives final approval. >> we submitted all the documentation we believe they require. so as soon as we get feedback from them, early next week, we hope we can pick up the permit and later next week open the front doors. >> the police chief signed off the card room providing they meet certain conditions. it has to test the surveillance system making sure there is off-site tv monitors at the division of gaming control and they want to information tracking devices, showing player activity and how fees are collected and paid. city councilman says the outstanding issues are relatively minor. >> i think there
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Jul 14, 2012 12:00am PDT
. >> doctors removed part of his skull to alleviate swelling. his family believes police used too much force. >> i don't think they were trying to hurt him. i just don't know why when someone is asking for help that they end up almost dying. >> it is a dangerous situation when you have somebody threatening to harm themselves with the knife out in public, but it actually moves in an aggressive manner toward the officers. we think they showed great restraint in utilizing the devices they had rather than resorting to deadly force. >> and police are still investigating, so we don't have all of the facts in the case just yet. but again the family just wonders if more could have been done, if they could have negotiated longer. the dad is going around the neighborhood where it happened and trying to find anybody who may have surveillance video of what happened. in san jose, ama dates, abc news. >> thank you, ama. >>> a bicyclist died in a crash after being hit by a dump truck in downtown berkeley. it happened after 3:30 on bancroft way into near fulton street. sky 7hd flew over the scene. the victi
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Jul 21, 2012 12:00am PDT
along with everybody else, and then he got up and used his cell phone and went out to get his weapons and gear up with a bulletproof vest, a ballistic helmet, gas mask, tactile gloves and gear to cover his throat and legs. holmes went to the front of the theater and hurled two green canisters. >> i saw plumes of smoke. >> reporter: i spoke with emma who was in the theater. she stayed on scene for hours. she tells me she thought it had to be a prapg. >> he was such a nightmarish figure it couldn't have been real. >> then my worst nightmare happened. a guy in the corner had a semiautomatic weapon in his hand. you could see the explosions that were coming from the gun, the shotgun or whatever against the smoke background. >> one victim, a mother was hit in the leg. jay i remember thinking i am not going to die in here. me and my kids are not going to die in here. >> it was chaos. >> he marched up and down the aisle using an arsonal, an assault gun and rifle and two blocks. he shot moments later to reload. police caught him in the parking lot. but police are not over. police are using rob
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Jul 5, 2012 12:00am PDT
the bay area including here in san francisco. this video came to us through ureport and was taken near 26th and alabama streets. >> the main legal attraction was the fireworks along the san francisco waterfront. john alston is live from pier 39. it really did look like a pretty good show? >> yeah, and right now the crowds are leaving the embarcadero. there was some fog but not enough to ruin the show for an estimated 200,000 spectators. 4th of july show lit up the bay. it was seen in people's eyes and the color was also reflected on the homes on telegraph hill. >> it was amazing. >> they were two identical fireworks shows that were launched from a barge off a pier 39 and from the pier on aquatic park. they had visitors from great britain. >> you are from england? >> yes. >> here on july the 4th? >> for a special occasion. >> are you here either to get your taxes back? >> i don't know. >> embarcadero was clogged leading up to the show. it took more than an hour from at&t park to bay street where traffic was diverted. >> can't find a parking spot for almost an hour. >> do you think you're g
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Jul 6, 2012 12:00am PDT
time a jockey has died here since 1975. >> obviously this incident is deeply saden us and we hope people still come out to the horse racing and enjoy the fai fair. like i said this is very rare incident. doesn't happen often at all and many, but l racing will continue tomorrow. >>reporter: fair organizers say they also plan to hold some kind of memorial at some point in honor of hererra by the time the fair closes on sunday. live in pleasanton, abc 7 news. >>> l we have more breaking news. 3-year-old boy was shot and killed inside a gilroy home in what appears to be an accidental shooting. shooting happened on kent wood court off third street. the gilroy dispatch reports that the boy either accidentally shot himself with a handgun or accidentally shot by a friend who was playing with a gun. police confirm that the boy is the son of san jose police officer. >>> santa clara county prosecutors have filed charges against 5 members of the same family accusing them of neglec neglecting residents of the care home they ran. you can see 4 suspects here. all remain free on bail. sa
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Jul 11, 2012 12:00am PDT
for the future for us and for other cities. >> google conceded there are other places to build apartments in mountain view, but they won't be able to build on the north bay shore area that they own. again, city council voted tonight not to allow residential housing in the north bay shore area. reporting live in mountain view, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. >>> in contra costa county, the cause of a 12-acre fire that tied up the evening commute for many bay area drivers is under investigation tonight. sky 7hd was over this grass fire burning along highway 4 at willow pass road in bay point. we believe those are piles of lumber burning in the middle of the field. the fire broke out around 5:00 this evening and forced the clough is sure of all westbound lanes of highway 4 until crews could get this fire under control. no homes were threatened, and no one was injured. >>> in northern california two fires burning out of control have spread across 17,000 acres. the worst are burning in the mendocino national forest. the mills fire scorched 13,000 acres and counting. crews are facing
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Jul 18, 2012 12:00am PDT
. it definitely changed my life. >> the drug is made by vivas of mountain view which provided us video of operations. it is a combination of two drugs that suppressed the appetite and make a person feel full. during tests, patients lost nearly 10% of their weight. the drug is designed only for adults who are seriously overweight or obese, and they have conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes. it is not supposed to be a quick fix miracle pill. according to a bear yacht trick surgeon -- bear -- bariatric surgeon. >> there is not weight coming off if they are not doing the exercise program and tree deuced calories. it has to be a complex approach that involves specialists in medical weight loss to achieve a good result. >> it comes with some health risks. they include memory loss, confusion and increased heart rate and birth defects, specifically cleft ballot. women should not take the drug when they are pregnant or become pregnant. it follows a long line of diet pills that caused health problems, most notably fen-phen which was known for damaging heart valves. >> we have had a
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Jul 24, 2012 12:00am PDT
on this. sergio. >>reporter: l investigators tell us that they arrived in the neighborhood around 3:30 this afternoon. suspect house is actually jaws couple block away from where we are standing beyond the police uniform officers and the command post there. they tell us that they quickly realized they needed some back up. thinks a stand off now that is going on eight hours. s.w.a.t. team from fremont joined and police agency from the east bay rolled the arm or vehicle into place as part of the effort to capture 2 suspects and since investigators believe the pair has already shot at a police officer, they mobilize plenty of resources. >> the 2 individuals are barricaded inside a residence and they are responsible for shooting at chp officer last saturday evening. we are treating them armed and dangerous. >>reporter: highway patrol man had tried to pull over a white van near the 8 80 freeway hyde street saturday night. but was rammed from behind by a black accura that turned out to be stolen. the 2 men in the accura then shot out the rear window of the chp cruiser. the office
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Jul 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
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Jul 7, 2012 12:00am PDT
degrees and that warming trend is taking us into your saturday and even beyond saturday. this is the hot air mass that has a grip on the central and eastern united states providing them with a blistering heat. it's the heat and humidity creating the excessive heat warnings and heat advisories for a good part of the country. what is going to happen, this is finally going to shift towards the west. a cold front will move into the midwest bringing significant relief from the heat starting on sunday and east coast will get relief on monday. as this large bubble of hot air shifts to the west we're going to see warmer conditions. warmer for your saturday, but this will really hit the peak when you hit into tuesday and wednesday. tomorrow morning, limited fog near the coast. most areas starting out in the 50s. cloverdale 49 degrees and watch what happens to the fog. it's very limited and it's going to clear away for most of bay area except for a few paf7s. 90s inland and 60s along the coastline. warmer for most of the bay area. here are the specific in the south bay, 84 in san jose. 87 in los g
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Jul 20, 2012 12:00am PDT
her arm leading to the domestic violence charges. tl amma live at city hall for us. >> in two hours lopez spent answering questions from the district attorney city attorney peter keith and she wanted to make it extremely clear that she never wanted the video of bruised arm to go public. lopez arrived at city wall a smile. her husband suspended sheriff mirkarimi appeared minutes later cheer from a crowd of supporters. >> just wonderful to see my waive and sea all her supporters here. >>reporter: she saw her for more than 3 hours as she testified before the ethic commission investigating charges. lopez described how he bruised her arm. >> he grab my army say stop. >>reporter: the couple had been ring aing. >> i was angry he grabbed my arm in front of my son. >> why did that concern you? >> not only that the profanity i think was worse for me. >>reporter: lopez says the couple agreed on counciling to work on the marriage. something she had wanted for the past year. >> i think he has irrational fear to lose us. each time i have to travel to venzuela to work. >>reporter: she wept
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Jul 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
and saying you are hurt. you are going to be okay. just let us take care out of. these kinds of things. he gave me a thumb up at one point. >> grass is keeping his fingers crossed that the officer makes a full recovery. the chp is calling him and everyone else who helped out that day a team of hero. >> i have been in the military for 16 years. this is what one is supposed to do. >> chp says due to privacy concerns they can't elaborate on the officer condition but he remains at the no, sir critical condition. in san jose 7 news. >> let's hope for his recovery lil yap thank you very much. >> in albany tonight a land grab by occupiers brings out a huge crowd. dispute over a piece of land owned by uc berkeley. gill tract is located near san pablo and marin avenue. allen wong live tonight at the albany community center with the story. allen? >> occupy farm members pass out squash and pickle they say they harvested and jarred over the weekend. on the east bayshore line 6 acre of land is a lot of land. that's what they are fateing over tonight. the majority of people here tonight w
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Jul 13, 2012 12:00am PDT
from growing and homeowners are fed up. we are life at kelly park for us where the city is come up with a game plan. lisa. >>. >>reporter: that is true. we were just here tuesday night when 3 separate fires broke out in this park. the fire department is still investigating the cause but those who live nearby say they know what is happening and they want it to stop. >> i'm looking out on a brand new homeless encampment where somebody brought in building materials and stolen shopping cart. >>reporter: walker reporting yet another homeless encampment in kelly park. >> it's probably 15, 20 feet from the property line. >>reporter: she and others in the spring brook community are frustrated by the rise in homeless encampment and fires in the park. and what they say is the city inaction. >> 7 fires in the last two wee week. >> officers have been told from what i understand to not go out and try to move the homeless or site them. they take reports and that's the extent of it. >>reporter: nobody from the police department returned my call today but in this memo in may the environme
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Jul 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
scene. >> we found only evidence of fireworks used fireworks on the ground right near the grass and then after interviewing one of the residents he did actually see fireworks go off right here in this area and then saw a group of kids run away from the scene. >>reporter: that label on the box makes clear the problem it says shoots flaming ball. not what you want around dry grass this time of year. police are looking for the kid weighs speak. >> good evening. carolyn has the night off. now with the fourth of july holiday coming wednesday firefighters all over the bay area will be on high alert. illegal fireworks and dry grass. dangerous potentially deadly combination. and in oak licensed tonight the city will face the holiday with fewer open fire stations. allen explains why. >>reporter: illegal fireworks show over west oakland makes the fourth of july a busy time for the oakland fire department. but this year the city will be without 2 engine company each day. just so happens that on july 4th station 3 here in west oakland will be closed. >> in a lot of danger. call a
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Jul 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
round trip plane ticket. the mayor decided against using taxpayer money and instead she will testify by video. the mayor suspended mirkarimi after he pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge. >> occupiers return to an elementary school after police cleared them out early this morning. a group of about 30 people showed up at lake view elementary including a parent who was arrested earlier today. this time protestors did not set up a camp. they are upset. lake view elementary is among four schools that senior closing. oakland police moved in and cleared dozens of occupiers out who had been sleeping at the school. they returned this evening but did not set up a new camp. >>> up next, brazen bike robbery, a man's $10,000 bike taken at gunpoint. >> look at this an suv going airborne, what had to this stretch of highway that caused that near tragedy. that is all coming up and later on "nightline". >>> coming up next on "nightline", a missing millionaire and a nasty legal battle putting his wife against his mother inside a $100 million good morning! wow. want to start the day with somet
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Jul 12, 2012 12:00am PDT
city councilman paul more rirks the alleged victim of a july 3rd attackid not want to speak with us today. >> councilman morris? >> morris is president of this company and served as a san pab bloi councilman since 2. he says on july 3rd he went to a home to interviews himself to the tenant of a home his company recently acquired. morris told them he was on the doorstep when a man suddenly ran out yelling get out! get out! and punched him in the chest. he fell backwards and the last thing he remembers is hitting his head on the concrete. >> there is no reason to believe he was attacked because he was a council person. i don't even think he had time to tell the person he was the new property manager. >> it was then they say things took a bizarre turn. morris told police he was driven in his car unconscious and left inside near the entrance to the golden gate racetrack in albany. that's when he woke up alone in the car and seated on the passenger side. windows open and car key and smart phone within reach. he would then push the alert but done in his car sending an emergency call to
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